Tailored live-in care in Portsmouth

Looking for an expert carer in Portsmouth, or somewhere nearby? From Southsea seafront to Farlington marshes, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for a carer in Cosham or Copnor, Havant or Hilsea, Fratton or Fareham, we can find the perfect care for your loved one anywhere on the South Coast and throughout the country. Call a Care Advisor to discover how hometouch can help.

All our carers are handpicked and carefully vetted – we’ll ask you about your loved one’s preferences and care requirements, and suggest a curated selection of carers we think will be a great match. You can tailor your care plan to make sure your loved one gets the right level of care, from companionship to clinically complex support.

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We can offer care for a variety of conditions, including dementia, neurological conditions, spinal injuries and acquired brain injuries. Find out more about the types of care we offer.

Exceptional live-in care

hometouch was founded by Dr Jamie Wilson, a former NHS dementia specialist, to help people live happily, safely and with dignity in their own homes. We believe in providing the best care – whether it’s specialist dementia care, post-operative care, palliative and end-of-life care, respite care or just companionship. We’re proud of the service we offer, but don’t just take our word for it – we’re rated five stars on Trustpilot, and nine out of ten hometouch clients would recommend us. We’re trusted by thousands of families across the UK, so why not join them? Get in touch with a hometouch Care Advisor to find out more about how we can help your loved one.

24 hour care at home Portsmouth: What other types of home care in Portsmouth are available?

24 hour live in care in Portsmouth is not the only type of home care in Portsmouth. Dementia care in Portsmouth is also increasingly common due to the rise in older people affected by this condition.

Dementia care requires specific skills and training due to the particular effects of the condition, such as wandering, agitation and confusion.

Care in your own home from our specialised dementia live in carers offers an alternative to dementia care homes in Portsmouth.

How is domiciliary care in Portsmouth different from other care options?

Hourly or drop in home care in Portsmouth offers a less intensive option where short visits are provided to meet basic needs such as washing and dressing, food preparation and assistance with personal care.

Private carers in Portsmouth are typically self employed and either work independently or through an introductory agency. There are various types of care available including night time care, respite care, Parkinson’s care, and companionship care.

Respite care in Portsmouth: How does it work?

Portsmouth respite care is available with Hometouch for family caregivers and allows a much needed break or to offer an alternative to short term residential care in Portsmouth. Live in respite care in Portsmouth is one option where round the clock supervision is required. This is typically for a minimum of one week.

Elderly care Portsmouth

Our Portsmouth live in carers are specially trained in elderly care and offer an alternative to older people’s homes in Portsmouth. Frailty, mobility constraints, loneliness and multiple medical conditions are all typical of elderly people needing care.

Elderly care in Portsmouth provided by Hometouch includes activities such as medication administration, companionship, and driving clients to appointments.

How do care homes in Portsmouth differ from Live in care?

24 Care in Portsmouth broadly can be divided into residential and live in care. For more details on care homes in Portsmouth and live in care as an alternative please refer to our more in depth article.

Are you looking for live in care jobs in Portsmouth?

If you are looking for live in care jobs in Portsmouth, please review our dedicated page to help you with your application.

"Through hometouch we found a really excellent carer for our 91-year old father. From the first day he came it all worked perfectly, doing just as we'd hoped and more."

What is live-in care?

Live-in care is when a carer lives with the person receiving care in their home. From companionship care all the way to round-the-clock complex care, a live-in carer can provide one-to-one support in your loved one’s own home. This is especially important for people living with dementia, who may become increasingly confused or distressed in unfamiliar surroundings.

A dedicated live-in carer can provide your loved one with more individual care than they’d receive at a residential home. So whether it’s a day out on weekends, or fish and chips in front of the TV on a Friday evening, your loved one can carry on doing the things they enjoy. And because the carer is staying on-site, it’s often cheaper than a care home too. To find out more about the cost of care where you live, take a look at our page on understanding the cost of care.

At hometouch, we help people live happily, safely and with dignity in their own homes. If you think live-in care could be right for your loved one, contact a hometouch Care Advisor today.

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